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Actor and writer Jason Segel shares with us three books that changed his life.
Sure our Big Read authors inspire us to read, but they can also inspire us to write! Here are five suggestions for writing prompts based on books in the Big Read library . Have your Big Read-inspired writing prompt to add? Let us know in the comments or on our Facebook page. Happy writing! 1...
What can you find on the Big Read Pinterest page ? How about author interviews, traditional dance demonstrations, and book discussion? Not to mention great pics of Big Read giveaways like Emily Dickinson poem-in-a-pocket cards, Big Read displays and readers around town, and terrific designs for...
We talk to actor and writer Jason Segel about what he learned from playing David Foster Wallace, what gets him to "yes," and the decision that changed his life.
A spotlight on Atlanta's 7 Stages Theater's Big Read of "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers.
Test your knowledge of the works of Edgar Allan Poe with our Big Read quiz.
In our new issue of NEA Arts magazine , we're celebrating the National Endowment for the Arts' 50th anniversary. The voices featured in the issue are a representative sample of the many artists and arts organizations we—and by extension you—have supported over the years. To quote from the magazine'...
Video of NEA Big Read: Meet Rudolpho Anaya Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by spending some time with Big Read author Rudolfo Anaya. Visit neabigread.org to learn more about the groundbreaking author and his novel Bless Me, Ultim a.
12 factoids you may not know about the National Endowment for the Arts,
It's Friday, so all of us deserve a dose of awesome for getting through the week. Who better to deliver than Ray Bradbury? Here are ten of our favorite quotes from one of literature's finest. “‘Stuff your eyes with wonder,’ he said, ‘live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's...

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